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American Romanticism
What was Romanticism referred to?
Who were the continental influences?
Why Immanuel Kant important?
What did Jean Jacques Rousseau believe?
"the Golden Age of American Literature"
Immanuel Kant & Jean Jacques Rousseau
Transcendentalism; emotional response
man is naturally good
What was Romanticism referred to?
"the Golden Age of American Literature"
Who were the continental influences?
Immanuel Kant & Jean Jacques Rousseau
10 terms
American Romanticism
The Romantic movement originated in
Romanticism can be described as a reac…
Characteristics of American Romanticis…
A theme present in American Romanticis…
Germany
Rationalism
the distrust of civilization, fascination with the journey an…
the interest in the Wilderness
The Romantic movement originated in
Germany
Romanticism can be described as a reac…
Rationalism
38 terms
American Romanticism
Germany
Rationalism/Age of Reason
American Romanticism
Fireside Poets
The Romantic movement originated in
Romanticism can be described as a reaction against the limita…
Literary movement that is characterized by the distrust of ci…
Also known as the Schoolroom or Household Poets — were a grou…
Germany
The Romantic movement originated in
Rationalism/Age of Reason
Romanticism can be described as a reaction against the limita…
19 terms
American Romanticism
The Four cornerstones of Romanticism
Emphasis of Romantic writing
Philosophy of man's nature
The source of knowledge
Imagination, Nature, Individualism, the Distant
imagination, not reason
perfectible, idealistic
self
The Four cornerstones of Romanticism
Imagination, Nature, Individualism, the Distant
Emphasis of Romantic writing
imagination, not reason
19 terms
American Romanticism
The Four cornerstones of Romanticism
Emphasis of Romantic writing
Philosophy of man's nature
The source of knowledge
Imagination, Nature, Individualism, the Distant
imagination, not reason
perfectible, idealistic
self
The Four cornerstones of Romanticism
Imagination, Nature, Individualism, the Distant
Emphasis of Romantic writing
imagination, not reason
21 terms
American Romanticism
perpetual (n)
Perennial (adj)
blithe (adj)
occult (adj)
lasting forever; eternal
continuing year after year, enduring
lighthearted and care free
beyond human understanding; mysterious
perpetual (n)
lasting forever; eternal
Perennial (adj)
continuing year after year, enduring
5 terms
American Romanticism
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2
3
4
English Romanticism
Transcendentalism
Anti- Transcendentalism
industrial revolution
1
English Romanticism
2
Transcendentalism
American Romanticism
1800-1855/first half of 1800s
Westward Expansion and Industrial Revo…
the frontier
Indian Removal Act
What is the time period of Romantics?
2 ways America was growing during this time
Area of the U.S. most fascinating to the Romantics
1830- forced Native Americans to move west
1800-1855/first half of 1800s
What is the time period of Romantics?
Westward Expansion and Industrial Revo…
2 ways America was growing during this time
8 terms
American Romanticism
symbolism
satire
stereotype
imagery
the practice of representing things by symbols, or of investi…
type of writing that ridicules the shortcomings of people or…
a set of inaccurate, simplistic generalizations about a group…
use of language to evoke a picture or concrete sensation of a…
symbolism
the practice of representing things by symbols, or of investi…
satire
type of writing that ridicules the shortcomings of people or…
17 terms
American romanticism
Fireside Poets
Women in the early 19th century
Gothic literature
Henry David Thoreau
James Russell Lowell, Oliver Wendell Holmes, John Greenleaf W…
Gathered and Seneca Falls, New York and 1848 to
Consist of grotesque characters, bizarre situation, and viole…
Wrote civil disobedience and contributed to western expansion
Fireside Poets
James Russell Lowell, Oliver Wendell Holmes, John Greenleaf W…
Women in the early 19th century
Gathered and Seneca Falls, New York and 1848 to
47 terms
American Romanticism
1800-1860
integrity of nature and freedom of ima…
Europe
reason
time period of American Romanticism
what was the focus of American Romanticism? (2)
Where did Romanticism originate?
Romanticism emphasized feeling and intuition over ______
1800-1860
time period of American Romanticism
integrity of nature and freedom of ima…
what was the focus of American Romanticism? (2)
30 terms
American Romanticism
Irving
Emerson
Thoreau
Poe
The devil and Tom Walker. Early romantic
Self reliance and nature. Transcendentalism
Walden. Transcendentalism
Fall of the house of Usher. Dark romantic
Irving
The devil and Tom Walker. Early romantic
Emerson
Self reliance and nature. Transcendentalism
20 terms
American romanticism
American romanticism
What is romanticism
What are the 5 I's
Imagination
We will walk with our own feet... We will work with our own hand…
Referees to a movement in art,literature, and music during th…
Imagination... Intuition... Idealism... Inspiration... Individuality
Imagination was emphasized over reason. Necessary for creatin…
American romanticism
We will walk with our own feet... We will work with our own hand…
What is romanticism
Referees to a movement in art,literature, and music during th…
6 terms
American Romanticism
When?
Influences on American Romanticism
American Romanticists
literary themes
1820-1860, when U.S. was still finding its feet as a new nation
- frontier promised opportunity for expansion, rapid growth o…
- emily dickinson... - frederick douglass... - edgar allen poe
- highly imaginative and subjective ... - emotional intensity... -…
When?
1820-1860, when U.S. was still finding its feet as a new nation
Influences on American Romanticism
- frontier promised opportunity for expansion, rapid growth o…
35 terms
American Romanticism
Romantic journey
Romanticism
Rationalism
Poetry
a trip to the countryside, which Romantics associated with in…
those schools of thought which value feeling and intuition ov…
the belief that all things can be rationally and reasonably e…
To the Romantic mind, this was the highest embodiment of the…
Romantic journey
a trip to the countryside, which Romantics associated with in…
Romanticism
those schools of thought which value feeling and intuition ov…
38 terms
American Romanticism
1800-1855
Spirit of Exploration and Industrial R…
slavery and social reform
truth, glories of individual spirit, b…
What is the time period of Romantics?
2 historical movementsduring this time
2 cultural influences
4 concepts of the Romantics
1800-1855
What is the time period of Romantics?
Spirit of Exploration and Industrial R…
2 historical movementsduring this time
14 terms
American Romanticism
Time Frame
Characteristics
Types of literature that was popular a…
elements of Romanticism
1800-1865ish (end of Civil War), following age of reason/enli…
places faith in inner experience and power of imagination... val…
short stories... novels... poems... essays
frontier: vast expanses, freedom, no geographic limits... optimi…
Time Frame
1800-1865ish (end of Civil War), following age of reason/enli…
Characteristics
places faith in inner experience and power of imagination... val…
13 terms
American Romanticism
What was the central issue of the 19th…
When was the civil war fought?
Who spearheaded the Removal Act of 183…
Explain "Hypocrisy of Democracy."
Slavery divided the country between the north and south
April 12th 1861- April 9th 1865
President Andrew Jackson (Sharp Knife) convinced the people t…
The most idealistic nation in the world (America) where "all…
What was the central issue of the 19th…
Slavery divided the country between the north and south
When was the civil war fought?
April 12th 1861- April 9th 1865
9 terms
American Romanticism
The same genres can organize literatur…
A book or a movie cannot belong to mor…
All stories set in the future are scie…
Gangsters films are an example of subg…
True
False
Fasle
True
The same genres can organize literatur…
True
A book or a movie cannot belong to mor…
False
9 terms
American Romanticism
1800-1860
nature
characteristics of romanticism
5 I's of romanticism
years span
associated with independence, moral clarity, healthy living,…
values feelings of intuition over reason, faith of inner expe…
intuition, imagination, innocence, inner experience, inspired…
1800-1860
years span
nature
associated with independence, moral clarity, healthy living,…
21 terms
American Romanticism
American Romanticism
Conditions that influenced American Ro…
themes of romanticism
American Romantic Hero
First full-fledged literary movement that developed in the U.…
-Frontier promised opportunity for expansion, rapid growth of…
-highly imaginative... -emotional intensity... -escapism... -common ma…
intuitive and had superior principles that he led his life by
American Romanticism
First full-fledged literary movement that developed in the U.…
Conditions that influenced American Ro…
-Frontier promised opportunity for expansion, rapid growth of…
41 terms
American Romanticism
transcendentalism
intuition
nature
individual
the view of the basic truths of the universe lie beyond (tran…
...can lead us to truth and connect us with God, nature, and…
...is a great teacher and noble ... ...source of comfort ... indivi…
...is the basis of morality, NOT SOCIETY ... ...is above what so…
transcendentalism
the view of the basic truths of the universe lie beyond (tran…
intuition
...can lead us to truth and connect us with God, nature, and…
15 terms
American Romanticism
The Raven
William Wilson
The Pit and The Pendulum
Ligeia
Lenore... the raven(is lenores memory)... nevermore
sympathy for turning evil... kills himself... doppelgänger but real…
unreliable(hes dizzy)... french general
Rowena ... opium with her... lady ligea... lady duke
The Raven
Lenore... the raven(is lenores memory)... nevermore
William Wilson
sympathy for turning evil... kills himself... doppelgänger but real…
36 terms
American Romanticism
By the beginning of the __ century, Am…
A new generation or writers, who calle…
In many ways this literature reflected…
The size of the U.S. doubled at the be…
19, cultural
Romantics, Transcendentalists, feeling
Optimism
19th, Louisiana Purchase
By the beginning of the __ century, Am…
19, cultural
A new generation or writers, who calle…
Romantics, Transcendentalists, feeling
26 terms
American Romanticism
ponder
quaint
wrought
entreat
reflect deeply on a subject
strange in an interesting or pleasing way
shaped to fit by altering the contours of a pliable mass
ask for or request earnestly
ponder
reflect deeply on a subject
quaint
strange in an interesting or pleasing way
9 terms
American Romanticism
point of view
extend metaphor
apostrophe
idyll
the vantage point from which a story is told
figure of speech developed throughout several lines or an ent…
an entire work a direct address to an object or to someone wh…
An idyll is a nostalgic work describing a pleasant rural scen…
point of view
the vantage point from which a story is told
extend metaphor
figure of speech developed throughout several lines or an ent…
40 terms
American Romanticism
Melancholy
Persecution
Avarice
Ostentation
Gloomy; sad
The act or practice of oppressing or harassing with ill-treat…
Immoderate desire for wealth; greed
Display meant to impress others; boastful showiness
Melancholy
Gloomy; sad
Persecution
The act or practice of oppressing or harassing with ill-treat…
24 terms
American Romanticism
Termagant
Avarice
Usurer
Extort
A quarrelsome woman
Greed
A moneylender who charges very high interest
To obtain by threat or violence
Termagant
A quarrelsome woman
Avarice
Greed
8 terms
American Romanticism
por ultimo
mas tarde
luego
entonces
finally
much later
later
then
por ultimo
finally
mas tarde
much later
26 terms
American Romanticism
Reform movements
Lyceum Movement
life
American version of Transcendentalism
Abolition, Women's issues, prison and mental health
People meet in large groups to talk about problems
origin of transcendental
Philosophical, not religious; studying eastern religion; Utop…
Reform movements
Abolition, Women's issues, prison and mental health
Lyceum Movement
People meet in large groups to talk about problems
36 terms
american romanticism
transcendentalism
intuition
nature
individual
the view of the basic truths of the universe lie beyond (tran…
...can lead us to truth and connect us with God, nature, and…
...is a great teacher and noble ... ...source of comfort ... indivi…
...is the basis of morality, NOT SOCIETY ... ...is above what so…
transcendentalism
the view of the basic truths of the universe lie beyond (tran…
intuition
...can lead us to truth and connect us with God, nature, and…
American Romanticism
The city
Countryside
Characteristic Journey of 19th century
America's first truly professional wri…
A place of moral ambiguity, corruption and dead.
Associated with independence, moral, health.
From the town or the city to the nature.
Washington Irwin.
The city
A place of moral ambiguity, corruption and dead.
Countryside
Associated with independence, moral, health.
20 terms
American Romanticism
Romanticism Time Period
Industrialization
Naturalism
Realism
1800-1860. Valued feeling, intuition, idealism, and inductive…
s
A pronounced interest in, sympathy with, or love of natural b…
In literature and art, the depiction of subjects as they appe…
Romanticism Time Period
1800-1860. Valued feeling, intuition, idealism, and inductive…
Industrialization
s
10 terms
American romanticism
Reason
Nature
Individual
Science
A basis or cause
The material world
Single human being
Sytematic knowledge of the physical or material world
Reason
A basis or cause
Nature
The material world
12 terms
American romanticism
Fewer instructional texts
Six characteristics of AR
Individualism
Presents of the supernatural
Individualism,intuition, imagination. Stories novels, and poe…
Imagination and escapism , individuality, supernatural, looki…
Unique, finding your own sense, creative
Gods, monsters, witches, ghost
Fewer instructional texts
Individualism,intuition, imagination. Stories novels, and poe…
Six characteristics of AR
Imagination and escapism , individuality, supernatural, looki…
American romanticism
American romanticism
1803
1817
1841
Imagination and individualism
T. Jefferson negotiates Louisiana purchase from France, doubl…
William Cullen Bryant publishes "thanatopsis"
Ralph Waldo Emerson publishes "essays; self reliance"
American romanticism
Imagination and individualism
1803
T. Jefferson negotiates Louisiana purchase from France, doubl…
20 terms
American Romanticism
Imperceptible
Ponders
Lucid
Tumultuous
Not clear or obvious to the sense or mind
Thinks deeply
Clear headed; not confused
Violent; greatly agitated or disturbed
Imperceptible
Not clear or obvious to the sense or mind
Ponders
Thinks deeply
44 terms
American Romanticism
Squolor
Convulsively
Meager
Vacantly
(N) uncleaniness
Adv in voluntary / violent
(Adj) small / thin
(Adv) without expression
Squolor
(N) uncleaniness
Convulsively
Adv in voluntary / violent
11 terms
American romanticism
Irving
Hawthorne
Individuality
Inspiration
Author of the devil and tom walker
Author of the ministers black veil
the quality or character of a particular person or thing that…
The process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel someth…
Irving
Author of the devil and tom walker
Hawthorne
Author of the ministers black veil
American Romanticism
Economy, political systems, and citizens
The sketchbook
Scarlet letter and money dick
Romantic emphases
A spirit of confidence in-
The first time American literature was respected across the s…
Broke the American literature provincialism and became impres…
Somewhat of a revolt against all traditional values
Economy, political systems, and citizens
A spirit of confidence in-
The sketchbook
The first time American literature was respected across the s…
13 terms
American Romanticism
Thanatopsis by William Cullen Bryant
"Self-Reliance" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Transcendentalism
Romanticism
Thanatopsis" starts by talking about nature's ability to make…
Ralph Waldo Emerson is all about individualism, and we can se…
the most important belief of the leaders of this movement is…
reason cannot explain everything. Romantics searched for deep…
Thanatopsis by William Cullen Bryant
Thanatopsis" starts by talking about nature's ability to make…
"Self-Reliance" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson is all about individualism, and we can se…
32 terms
American Romanticism
feeling; intuition
faith
unspoiled nature
youthful innocence
values _______ and ________ over reason
places _____ in inner experience and the power of the imagina…
shuns the artificiality of civilization and seeks _____ _____
prefers ______ ______ to education sophistication
feeling; intuition
values _______ and ________ over reason
faith
places _____ in inner experience and the power of the imagina…
50 terms
American Romanticism
Elegy
Blank verse
Iambic pentameter
Legend
Poem of mourning and death
Unrhymed poetry written in iambic pentameter
5 pairs of stressed and unstressed syllables or ridicule to e…
...
Elegy
Poem of mourning and death
Blank verse
Unrhymed poetry written in iambic pentameter
34 terms
American Romanticism
Romaticism Rough Time Period
Dark Romanticism
Romanticism- Culturally
Romanticism- Politically
1840-1865
lit that is dark from this period; horror, fear (Edgar Allen…
printing press, now people can be writers... more people coming…
nothing negative going on... Revolutionary War just finsished
Romaticism Rough Time Period
1840-1865
Dark Romanticism
lit that is dark from this period; horror, fear (Edgar Allen…
18 terms
American Romanticism
Romanticism
Major characteristics of romanticism
First great romantic writer
Short story writer
- europe 1700's... - feeling and intuition over reason... - imagina…
- nature... - super natural realm... - individual freedom and worth…
William Cullen Bryant
Washington Irving
Romanticism
- europe 1700's... - feeling and intuition over reason... - imagina…
Major characteristics of romanticism
- nature... - super natural realm... - individual freedom and worth…
10 terms
American romanticism
Reason
Nature
Individual
Science
A fact justification
As viewed by science
One person
The study of the physical natural world
Reason
A fact justification
Nature
As viewed by science
10 terms
American romanticism
Reason
Nature
Individual
Science
A fact
A creative controlling force
One person
Study of the physical, natural world
Reason
A fact
Nature
A creative controlling force
10 terms
American Romanticism
reason
nature
individual
science
fact, a cause, justification
a creative controling force in the universe
one, single
A body of evidence‐based knowledge gained through observation…
reason
fact, a cause, justification
nature
a creative controling force in the universe
47 terms
American Romanticism
Louisiana Purchase
Westward Expansion
Lyceums
Horace Mann
the biggest land deal in history settled between France and t…
Settlers would travel west, discovering new land after the pu…
Gathering places for entertainment or education
Fought to improve education and created the first school in U…
Louisiana Purchase
the biggest land deal in history settled between France and t…
Westward Expansion
Settlers would travel west, discovering new land after the pu…
13 terms
American Romanticism
Origins of Romanticism
5 I's
The Gothic Romantics
Washington Irving
-Movement began in Europe in the 18th century... -Lyrical Ballad…
Idealism, Imagination, Intuition, Individualism, Inspiration
-Emphasize the super natural, grotesque, gloomy, and morbid... -…
-Trained as lawyer... -Became writer due to advice from Sir Walt…
Origins of Romanticism
-Movement began in Europe in the 18th century... -Lyrical Ballad…
5 I's
Idealism, Imagination, Intuition, Individualism, Inspiration
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